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HOYLAND NETHER DISTILLERY SIDE SK39NE (east side), Elsecar 5/5 21.4.86 Nos 1-3 (consec) GV II Cottages, formerly National School. 1836 for the Fitzwilliam estate, altered. Coursed, squared sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys with partial basement, 3 bays. 2 left-hand bays: blocked basement doorway with ashlar surround, flanked by windows, also blocked, with ashlar surrounds and deep lintels. Damaged casements with glazing bars on each floor above have projecting sills and deep lintels. Right bay: 2-light horizontally-sliding sash with glazing bars on each floor to right. Small casements between bays at each mid-floor height, those to right paired. End stacks with tabling, similar ridge stack to left of centre. Rear: rewindowed 2-storey facade having paired, boarded doorways between 2 windows on left, and single doorway to right with window beyond; all windows 3-light iron casements with concrete sills and lintels. Used as the National School until the construction of the nearby railway line caused difficulty of access and a new school was built next to the Church of the Holy Trinity. The cottages gained their name from a tar distillery which existed close by from 1814-18. Unoccupied at time of resurvey. Included for group value with Elsecar Newcomen Engine House which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SK3871699927


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 May 2007
Reference: IOE01/16195/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Clayton. Source Historic England Archive
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